21 Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Looking for scary Halloween makeup ideas? Then you’re in the right place. We have found 21 creepy Halloween makeup ideas. There are frightening looks to suit everyone from spooky skeletons to spine chilling ghosts and zombies. Have a look to get inspiration for your Halloween costume.

Creepy Halloween Makeup

1. Spooky Skeleton

First on our list is this scary skeleton. This is a great creepy Halloween makeup idea that with some practice can be done on yourself at home. A skeleton will suit everyone and is an iconic Halloween character. Skeleton outfits are a great choice for parties.

2. Creepy Clown

Clowns are scary! Our next pick shows just how creepy clowns can be. The red contacts, wounds and dark makeup create a spine chilling look. You could recreate this with a different color palette. You can also find tutorials online so you can create the blood and gore wounds easily at home.

Creepy Clown for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @jessicawyattmua

3. Stitches Makeup Idea

Next, we have creepy Halloween makeup idea with stitches. These stitches have blood dripping down and are worn with dark makeup. The stitches are a good technique to learn as you can create many different scary looks, you could even create a Frankenstein look.

Stitches Makeup Idea Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @emzeloid

4. Creepy Crystal Skull

If you liked the skull idea then this next pick could be for you. This skull makeup is creepy and features sparkling gems and glitter. We love this look because it combines glam and scary together. It is the perfect combination for the girls who want to look both pretty and spooky.

Creepy Crystal Skull for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @vicbrocca

5. Halloween Puppet

Dolls and puppets are very scary, making them a great costume choice for Halloween. This next pick has a combination of cute colors with creepy makeup. Something like this would be simple to recreate with practice. You could recreate puppet makeup like this in different colors.

Halloween Puppet for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

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6. Scary Fortune Teller

Our next pick is creepy and unique. It is a scary fortune teller. This image is a great place to get inspiration for your Halloween look. You could recreate this any way you like. We love this quirky idea and if you practice the makeup you will have one scary costume.

7. Dark Skull

Here is another skull idea, this one is uses dark colors and is quite simple. Something like this is great for the girls who want a creepy look that isn’t too over the top. It would suit everyone and will be easy to recreate with practice. You could even use some different colors or add some glitter.

Dark Skull for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @cassieemua

8. Zombie Flapper Girl

Zombies are a classic zombie character. This makeup idea has mixed up the zombie look to create a zombie flapper girl costume. Using a decade with your zombie makeup will make your costume unique. You could use any decade maybe even a zombie hippy.

Zombie Flapper Girl for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @desiperkins

9. Simple Halloween Skull

Next, we have a simple skull makeup idea. This idea has beautiful eye makeup with a skull nose and mouth. The mouth makes the makeup look very creepy. Something like this is great for the ladies who want to look scary in a subtle way.

Simple Halloween Skull for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @lindasteph

10. Undead Bride

The undead are very creepy Halloween makeup choices. This makeup look is unique because it is a zombie bride. It is like a scarier version of the Corpse Bride. You could recreate your zombie bride however you like. The contacts would be perfect.

11. Halloween Cat

Next, we have a cat that has a had a scary makeover. This cat makeup looks beautiful and then there is the added blood around the mouth and the claw marks. It is the perfect way to combine pretty and scary. You can have stunning eye makeup with a spooky twist, we love this look.

Halloween Cat for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @giuliannaa

12. Colorful and Creepy Skull

If you liked the sparkly gem skull from earlier in the post, then this pick could be for you to! This one features multi color gems to create a unique look. The makeup has a scary finishing touch with the white contacts. This is perfect for the girls who want to look unique for Halloween.

13. Scary Clown

Clowns are very scary! This next pick shows you how to create a creepy crown. There are plenty of tutorials available online so you can recreate this look yourself. You could use any color for your clown. The contacts are a must have for a frightening costume.

14. Jack and Sally

The Nightmare Before Christmas is an iconic Halloween movie. So, why not create your costume using makeup. You can recreate the Jack and Sally look or just choose one of them. There are tutorials online to help you. We love this unique Halloween idea.

Jack and Sally for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @natzbuzz

15. Gruesome and Creepy Halloween Makeup

Our next pick is terrifying! It features a face that is being lifted to reveal a scary face underneath. This would be hard to recreate but can be done with practice. Makeup like this will frighten everyone that sees it! You could also use this as inspiration to create your own gruesome look.

16. Halloween Card Idea

Next, we have a simple but gory look. It features a playing card embedded into the face. This would be great as quick makeup idea. The wound technique is great to learn as you can recreate many scary looks with wounds like these. You could also use any object instead of a playing card.

17. Creepy Skull

Like the skull ideas? Then this next pick is for you. This skull is different to the others because it has a scary brain design. Makeup like this could be recreated simply and you can use different colors to create your own unique look. The blue tones give the makeup a creepy look.

18. Half Skull Makeup

If you don’t want to go for a full skull face you could have half a face like this one. It still looks creepy but allows you to have your own eye makeup and it may be easier to recreate. To make this look even creepier go for dark eye makeup and lipstick.

19. Scary Little Red Riding Hood

Our next pick has given Little Red Riding Hood a scarier look. In this costume, she has been scratched by the wolf. The contact lenses give her a wolf look to like she is turning into one. This is a creative twist on the classic story. We love this simple Halloween look.

Scary Little Red Riding Hood for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @smlx0

20. Creepy Dummy

If you liked the creepy doll from earlier in the post, then you might like this one to. This makeup looks like a scary ventriloquist’s dummy. Those dummies frighten most people, so it would be the perfect choice for a Halloween party. You could easily recreate something like this.

Creepy Dummy for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @vee_vogue

21. Scary Skull with Sparkle

Last on our list is another sparkly skull design. This one looks creepy because of the detailed teeth. Makeup like this is perfect for the girls who want to look scary and sparkly. You could recreate this look with lots of gems like this or with just a few.

Scary Skull with Sparkle for Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas

Source: @yeddifermua

We hope you have been inspired by our creepy Halloween makeup ideas.

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Rebecca Puttock


3 thoughts on "21 Creepy Halloween Makeup Ideas"

  1. FilleA says:

    This is really cute but not scary at all… The scariest part is spiders in hair !

  2. Leanne Lawless says:

    Hi. I was just wondering if you could do my make-up for 27th Halloween look. An do you do call outs i tryed to find you on Facebook to send you pic on what i want doing an how much it will cost me where about you?

  3. constance.kelly1 says:

    this makeup is so cool lol

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